Where does Thunderbird keep its emails?

I need to extract emails, in whatever format they are stored, from
Thunderbird which is on a hard drive taken out of a dead computer. I
can access the SATA hard drive as an external drive. Already many
documents and other files have been copied over onto a hard drive in a
working computer, but I now need to save out the emails. Where do I
look for the emails?
Dave Lane
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David R Lane
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Wherever thunderbird was configured to store them
on *nix the default is ~/.thunderbird/.default/Mail
But you can change that...
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On windows it's in:
c:\Users\[username]\appdata\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\[random #].default\
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Chris
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Chris
Thanks for that. I better not say on which OS this Thunderbird flies, but I was able to retrieve all of the emails.
Cheers, Dave Lane
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David R Lane
If it wasn't on a Raspberry Pi, please ask on an appropriate group. Just as with csa.* this isn't a dumping ground for general enquires.
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